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1. Anthony Rizzo, 1B, Cubs. Rizzo must have listened to the Fantasy Source podcast because he was on fire on Tuesday night, launching his 13th homer -- this one off a lefty -- and two doubles as part of a 3-for-4 night. He's slashing .284/.406/.514 on the season and looks to be developing into the fantasy star we've expected. https://sportsbooksnow.com/fantasy/mlb/story/2014-06-10/fantasy-baseball-podcast-advice-strategy-tips-trades-gregory-polanco-jeff-samardzija-dustin-pedroia-shelby-miller

2. Collin Cowgill, OF, Angels. Cowgill finished 3-for-6 with his fifth homer of the season, a walk-off shot to sink the A's in the 14th. Cowgill isn't a flashy name, but he's been a very solid contributor in deep leagues.

3. Andrew McCutchen, OF, Pirates. McCutchen's night wasn't quite as good as Rizzo's, but he went 2-for-4 with his ninth homer. The round-tripper sent Gregory Polanco around to score his first big league run.

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1. Mike Minor, SP, Braves. Those who avoided Minor's start at Coors last night have to feel smart this morning. The Braves' lefty got tagged for eight runs on 11 hits in four innings. He walked three which certainly didn't help and gave up a solo shot to Wilin Rosario.

2. Matt Kemp, OF, Dodgers. It's been a rough fall for Kemp. He managed to walk and score a run last night, but that's not enough makeup to cover the ugly 0-for-4 and four strikeouts on his stat line.

3. Chris Davis, 1B, Orioles. Speaking of whiffs, "Crush" didn't have to wear the Golden Sombrero, but he was completely neutralized by Boston pitching and finished the night 0-for-3 with three Ks.